Name details

Mount Stephenson

Stephenson, Mount (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mount Stephenson  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111396

Feature type: Mountain

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

highest peak (c.3100m) in Douglas Range, E Alexander Island, at head of Sedgwick Glacier, was probably sighted by FAE, 1908-10, on 21 January 1909; seen from the air by BGLE, 13 March 1936 (Rymill and others, 1938, p.102); surveyed from the ground by BGLE on its E face, October-November 1936, and sketched from the air on its W face, 1 February 1937 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); photographed from the air by RARE in 1947; re-surveyed on its E face by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; named after Alfred Stephenson (1908-1999), senior surveyor with BGLE and with BAARE (APC, 1955, p.20; USHO chart 6638, 1955; BA chart 3175, 5.vii.1957; DOS 610 sheet W 69 68, 1960); mapped from RARE air photographs by FIDS in 1959. Gora Stivenson (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Monte Stephenson (Argentina. IGM map, 1966).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 49' 00.0" S
- 69.81667°
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Longitude:
69° 45' 00.0" W
- 69.75000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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